TIJUANA BC October 31,2010 (AFN).- The Mexican Army confirmed this past Sunday that they liberated three women after a gun battle that started late on Saturday afternoon in the neighborhood of Real del Monte which left one man dead and two under arrest.
Information from elements of the military installation of Cuartel Morelos said concerned citizens reported suspicious activity in the area.
At this site located in the La Mesa was discovered 24 large assault rifles and one handgun, 42 clips and 3,122 rounds. a vehicle with blacked out windows. In addition to the weapons, 18 packets of marijuana containing 63 kilos and two plastic packages containing 1 kilo and 890 gras of crystal methamphetamine.
The arrested have not been officially identified, they are between 30-35 years old and one had obviously been beaten, It is presumed, although it hasn't been officially announced, that they belong to the criminal organization of Fernando Sánchez Arellano, alias El Ingeniero.
Also, information obtained through unofficial sources - not recognized by the Mexican Army - it has been indicated that the women liberated are the aunt, cousin and niece of the capo of the Sinaloa cartel , Ismael “El Mayo” Zambada, who had been kidnapped after arriving at the international airport of the city.
The confrontation started around 4:30 on Saturday (local time) in a residential zone near a place called “Casa de la Cúpula” which has been the site of various gun battles over recent years that have lasted several hours. One this occasion the military and police managed to take control of the situation and arrest the suspects.
Source Article: AFNTijuana